Museum

Programs for Adults

SLOW ART DAY
(for all ages)

Saturday, April 9, 10am-12pm
UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab

Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission: help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art. Find more information on our Slow Art Day page.

For all ages. Free for members or with museum admission.


 ART WORKSHOPS at UAMN
Explore the theme of your choice and experiment with color, texture and materials. No previous experience necessary.
Enjoy dessert and hot drinks. See collections. Create your own works of art with professional instruction.

NATURALIST PRINTMAKING
Be inspired by the museum’s natural history collections, explore naturalist drawings, and make your own copper plate print.

Instructor: Karinna Gomez, Curatorial Assistant of Fine Arts, UAMN
When: Tuesday, April 12 and Thursday, April 14, 2016, 5-7pm
Where: UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab
Cost: $100 (non-members) / $90 (members)* 

Register here.

COLLAGE
Discover collage as a unique form of painting. Be inspired by museum objects and experiment with a variety of papers, adhesives and drawing materials.

Instructor: Jessie Hedden, Artist and UAF Adjunct Instructor of Art
When: Monday, April 25 and Wednesday, April 27, 2016, 5-7pm
Where: UA Museum of the North Creativity Lab
Cost: $100 (non-members) / $90 (members)* 

Register here.

 

*Includes art instructor, superior art materials, light refreshments and access to the museum.
For a better experience, group size is limited to 10 participants.

Images: Specimens & copperplate by K.Gomez; large paper cutout by Jessie Hedden.


 Museum Discovery Series
Find out what our scientists are learning from the museum's collections at these free public lectures.

  • Thursday, March 24: CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE EASTER BUNNY
  • Thursday, April 21: WONDERS OF THE WANDERING ARCTIC LAMPREY
  • Thursday, May 5: PLANT IDENTIFICATION: AN ESSENTIAL LIFE SKILL?

 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Course, Spring 2016
(for adults 50+)OLLI students examine DNA

The Science of Museum Collections
Session II + add-on:  April 4-29 + May 2-6 (5 meetings)
Wednesdays 3-4:30pm

Enjoy a museum sampler! Discover collections and the science behind them. Explore a new subject each week. Curators and collections managers will share interesting facts about specimens they are charged with collecting, cataloging, conserving, and researching. Featured this session will be insects, plants, art, archaeology, and mammals. Included will be tours of the UA Museum of the North collections and laboratory spaces plus hands-on activities presented by museum education. 

Registration required. Register via OLLI. Registration opens February 16, 2016.


 

 


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